Emilie Richards s many novels feature complex characterizations and in-depth explorations of social issues, a result of her training and experience as a family counselor, which contribute to her fascination with relationships of all kinds. Emilie, a mother of four, lives with her husband in northern Virginia, where she is currently working on her next novel for MIRA Books."
"Richards pieces together each woman's story as artfully as a quilter creates a quilt, with equally satisfying results, and her characterizations are transcendent, endowed with warmth and compassion."--Booklist on Wedding Ring"Complex characters, compelling emotions and the healing power of forgiveness-what could be better? I loved One Mountain Away!"-New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods"Emilie Richards's compassion and deep understanding of family relationships, especially those among women, are the soul of One Mountain Away. This rich, multilayered story of love and bitterness, humor, loss and redemption haunts me as few other books have."-New York Times bestselling author Sandra Dallas"When I first began reading One Mountain Away, I wondered where the story was going. A few pages later, I knew precisely where this story was going-straight to my heart. Words that come to my mind are wow, fabulous and beautiful. Definitely a must-read. If any book I've ever read deserves to be made into a film, One Mountain Away is it! Kudos to Emilie Richards."-New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson"Emilie Richards is at the top of her game in this richly rewarding tale of love and family and the ties that bind us all. One Mountain Away is everything I want in a novel and more. A must-buy!"--USA TODAY bestselling author Barbara Bretton"Emilie Richards has written a powerful and thought-provoking novel that will both break your heart and fill you with hope. Richards's characters become your friends, and they will stay with you long after you turn the last page. A beautiful book."-National bestselling author Diane Chamberlain